CC Sabathia finally conquered the Red Sox on Tuesday night. The Yankees’ ace notched his first victory against Boston this season, one that could spur on the Bombers.
Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia insists Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli wasn’t hit on purpose — but it sure did look like he was.
With a few better performances against the Red Sox, CC Sabathia could be having a Cy Young Award-caliber season rather than just an outstanding one. He could also have the Yankees in first place.
CC Sabathia fell back down to earth during the Yankees’ 10-4 loss to the Red Sox. Now with the series split and the teams tied for first in the AL East, Sunday will be the all-important rubber game.
I know when I talk to Mike Hurley of NESN.com before every Yankees-Red Sox series, it usually doesn’t work out well for the Yankees — at least this year. But not this time.
The Red Sox ended their worst losing streak to start a season since World War II as Dustin Pedroia homered and drove in three runs to lift Boston to a 9-6 win over the New York Yankees.
CC Sabathia outpitched John Lackey, Ramiro Pena drove in two runs while subbing for injured Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees stopped their mini-slide by beating the Boston Red Sox 5-2 on Saturday.